Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
comedians took more shots at governor romney than all democrats combined. >> what are you people doing here? shouldn't you be out celebrating [ cheers and applause ] >> i'm going to bring you the truth. it's been seven years and how do you repay me? four more years of -- >> president obama being re-elected as president of the united states, congratulations! it turns out it's not all bad news for the republican. i guess depression is covered under obamacare. >> after 18 months the election is over. [ applause ] now, we can get back to what is really important. what is the shell going on with bruce jenner's face? >> and long national nightmare is over. we have expressed our will at the polls and we have proved again american democracy is alive and well even though florida was confused as an old person with an iphone. >> are you still watching fox news? this. this is my concession call. blah, blah he did it. >> is everything okay. you seem a little down. >> i really wanted to be president. i was going to create 12 million jobs. >> look, you created one job, except it was for me. >> very funny.
Nov 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
cut. people are speaking very generally as you notice now. >> bret: amazing how governor romney did that it didn't go over too well. >> people are being very generic about this because they still -- what they want to do right now is speak past each other and say we are willing to cooperate and we are willing to compromise. and then they double down on their position in the same sentence. because, it's a starting point for negotiations. so you don't bring your end point to the negotiation. is, we're going to hear this and there is not going to be any movement until after thanksgiving. but we -- you hear from republics is no movement on rates. but they are willing to find revenue other places. what democrats have not done is offer what they would put in exchange for the sequester cuts on the table. haven't heard anything about that they might think taxing millionaires is going to get threw. but it doesn't sound like it. >> sequester cuts, across the board cuts, including defense cuts that many lawmakers have a real problem with both sides of the aisle. >> in contradiction to one of my
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
. they finished their count on saturday. the final tally, president obama 50% of the vote. governor romney 49.1% of the vote, a slim 74,000 votes divided the two candidates. the win gave the president eight of the nine critical swing states. he only lost to mitt romney north carolina. gregg: well, new signs that democrats and republicans could be moving toward a compromise deal, well at least they're talking about it, to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. major tax hikes across the board spending cuts, set to automatically go into effect at the end of the year. on "face the nation", senior obama advisor david axelrod discussing how both sides seem to be moving closer to a key sticking point. >> speaker boehner seemed to suggest that he was open to closing loopholes, to real tax reform. can you get there by just closing loopholes, or will it take more than that? >> well, look, i don't want to prejudge the discussions. i think that the speaker's comments have been encouraging and there is obviously money to be gained by closing some of these, closing some of these loopholes and applying them to
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
were obviously going for governor mitt romney. what's your answer to him? >> you know, i tweeted a lot about brian and i tweeted very negative things about brian. i said that the nbc nightly news has become very, very boring, which it has. and he was critical of that. and it has become very boring. and a couple of other things. so he actually, i picked up 197, 137,000 followers after he and others mentioned what i did, my little attack on brian. the funny thing is, when i tweeted about brian, nobody cared. they were more interested in patterson and kristen stewart. they didn't care about brian inasmuch such is twitterverse. >> brian: it was a great compliment. right in the middle of the election, he starts reading my tweets. >> steve: speaking of the election, how do you think mitt romney ran his campaign? >> well, i think he's a wonderful guy. i think he's a nice guy, but he should have been tougher. he should have been out there more. he should have been on your show a lot. he should have been on lots of other shows and say what you want about obama, he was on letterman, he was on le